Samsung has launched 2 new smartphones in India, these 2 new smartphones are successors of previously launched J5 and J7 respectively.  J5 Prime is the cheapest of the 2 and comes with price tag of INR 14,790 and comes with 5-inch Display and J7 Prime is priced at INR 18,790 and comes with 5.5-inch Display.


Galaxy J7 Prime and Galaxy J5 Prime are integrated with ‘Make for India’ features like S Power Planning & S Secure which address consumers’ power management & security related concerns. The S Power Planning has three features


  • Reserve battery for calls which enables the consumer to allocate a certain percentage of the battery for calls & messages
  • Extend Battery time which allows user to extend the usage time of the phone up to twice the current available time
  • Forward the calls when no battery wherein the user can forward the calls to a selected contact or any number when the phone runs out of battery

S Secure addresses the consumer’s concerns on security & privacy and it has three features

  • Lock and hide apps- which allows users to hide or lock applications
  • Secure Folder where the user can store files for increased privacy & security
  • Secure Wi-Fi- which enables consumers to browse worry free especially on a public Wi-Fi by encrypting data which is being transferred.


Both of these comes with a front facing Fingerprint sensor, 13-megapixel rear camera with f/1.9 aperture and 16GB Flash storage with sd card support up to 256GB. J5 Prime comes with 2400mAh battery, while J7 Prime comes with 3300mAh  battery, Here are the specs for both the Prime smartphones.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime specifications

  • 5.5-inch Full HD TFT display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • 1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7870 processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16GB internal memory with sd card support up to 256GB
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture
  • 8MP front-facing camera with f/1.9 aperture
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 3300mAh battery
  • Dual SIM , Fingerprint sensor, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • Thickness 8.1mm and Weight: 167g

Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime specifications

  • 5-inch  HD display, 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass  protection
  • 1.4GHz Quad-Core processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal memory with sd card support up to 256GB
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture
  • 5MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 aperture
  • 2400mAh battery
  • Dual SIM, Fingerprint sensor, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • Thickness 8.1mm and Weight: 143g

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime comes in Gold and Black colors and is priced at INR 18,790. It is available from retail stores across India and Samsung online shop. The Galaxy J5 Prime comes in Black and Gold colors, is priced at INR 14,790 and will be available from this month end. These phones comes with Vodafone offer, which will get additional 9GB of data when they recharge with a data pack of 1GB or above. Customers can avail of this benefit for 3 recharges or over 3 months.

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